The collection includes undergraduate theses written by students in the University Honors College.

Further University Honors College work is available in the Anthós undergraduate journal.

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Theses from 2020

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How Restorative Justice Practices Affect Adolescent Recidivism Rates: an Examination, Jordan A. Grant

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Examining Integration and Sense of Belonging Among Undergraduate Students Participating in STEM Support Programs, MacKenzie J. Gray

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Examining the U.S. Wars on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as the Production of Neo-Colonialism, Aiden Gregg

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Two Black Utopias of The United States: Self Determination and Survival, Makaveli Gresham

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Numerical Model of a Radio Frequency Ion Source for Fusion Plasma Using Particle-In-Cell and Finite Difference Time Domain, Augustin L. Griswold

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Thorpes Falls, Natalie Guerin

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The Development of Immigrants in Education, Kayla R. Guerrero

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The Meaning of Red and Green in User Interfaces for the Color Deficient, Bassel Hamieh

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Troublemaker: an Exploration of Praxis in Leftist Political Theory, Emerson Hamlin

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Facilitating Mixed Self-Timed Circuits, Alexandra R. Hanson

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Molecular Social Reality, the Cultural Helix & Sequencing Social DNA, Aidan Christopher Haughey

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Exploring Consumer Psychographics of Ethnic Representation within the Cosmetic Industry, Johnny A. Hickman

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Dictionary Learning for Image Reconstruction via Numerical Non-convex Optimization Methods, Lewis M. Hicks

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A Literature Review on Police Encounters with Women, Cecilia I. Hinsley

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Pregnancy and the Apocalypse: the Enlistment of Reproductive Futurism in Aid of Nationalism, Emily E. Horger

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Working Around Political Divides: a Multidisciplinary Examination of Political Identity as a Factor of Organizational Diversity, Blake D. Horner

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An Analysis of Fraud in the Context of Depreciation Manipulation, Sydney G. Jackson

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On DC and Local DC Functions, Liam Jemison

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Economic Analysis of Green Marketing: The Correlation Between Consumers and Firms Through Environmental Incentives, Naomi Joyce

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Developmental Programming Effects of Maternal Obesity, Carolle J. Kassab

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The Pursuit of Democracy: the Racial Subject and Sympathy’s Limits in Leaves of Grass, Aidan Kennelley

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Gender-Swapped Remakes: Writing a Screenplay to Promote Realistic and Diverse Representation in Female-Centric Films, Jocelyn J. Kiffe

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Tourism and Tradition in Chiang Mai, Jared Makana Kirkey

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Projections of Change in Frequency and Persistence in Atmospheric Ridging Over the Pacific Northwest Using CMIP6 Models, Ellen Koukel

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The Representation of Rape and Sexual Assault Within News Media, Katherine E. Layman

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The Detrimental Side Effects of Retinol : Beyond Beauty Products, Michelle W. Lee

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Frequency of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Patient Visits and Language Resources: an Assessment of Rural Oregon's Health Centers and Working with LEP Communities, Gabriel I. Lehrburger

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The Role of a Nurse in the End-of-Life Experience of People Who Don't Have Family, Laurynn E. Leonard

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Socio-Emotional Learning as a Core Standard in Early Education: Producing Competent Adults, Talia Maras

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A Methodological Review of Resilience Approaches for Coral in the Face of Climate Change, Gabriella L. Martinez

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The Effects of Neuron Degeneration and Methods of Neurogenesis, Jesus I. Martinez

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Interactions between the Azoarcus Ribozyme and Manganese (II) Divalent Cations, Joshua Martwick

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Outcome Analysis of Tranexamic Acid in Thromboembolic Complications and Coagulation Factors, Hunter A. McCorkle

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Inhibition of Cancer Causing Genes Through the Delivery of OmoMyc in Anti-Myc Therapy: a Systematic Review, Angie McGraw

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21st Century Supply Chain Innovations in the Fast Food Industry, Saitoti Meekisho

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Empirical Analysis of CBOW and Skip Gram NLP Models, Tejas Menon

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Differential Effects of Buprenorphine/Naloxone Vs. Methadone on Quality of Life Over Time: A Subset of The BRAVO Study (Buprenorphine to Improve HIV Care Engagement and Outcomes: A Randomized Trial), Ali Mirzazadeh Javaheri

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Experimenting with a Biologically Plausible Neural Network, Dmitri Murphy

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Meta-Analysis of Tobacco Control Policies for Reducing Tobacco Consumption, Arya Kevin Naghdi

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A Public Health Recommendation Countering the Online Anti-Vaccination Movement, Grace M. Neumann

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The Utility of Multiplex Closeness Centrality for Predicting Item Difficulty Parameters in Anomia Tests, Khanh L. Nguyen

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Factor Structure of the Short Form of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-15) in an Early Adolescent, Non-clinical Population, Phuc Toan Nguyen

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Late-Night Political Comedy's Impact on Audience Political Attentiveness, Public Opinion, and Civic Engagement, Molly J. Olmstead

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Identification of Degradation Products Formed from Glycerol and Terpenes in Aromatherapy Vaporizers, Alisha Ortiz

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Interests and Priorities in Sockeye Salmon Management: How Are Policies Enacted and Interpreted on Three Alaskan Rivers?, Jake P. Palazzi

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Creating an Ethics of Love: Encountering Nonduality through Buddhism and Phenomenology, Dakota Parmley

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Modeling and Visualizing Power Amplification in Fiber Optic Cables, Gil Parnon

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Dynamic Assessment for Evaluating Bilingual Children's Potential for Language Development Over Time: a Pilot Study, Camryn R. Perez

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The Rise and Infiltration of Pac-Man and Street Fighter, Angelic Phan

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An Analysis of the Competitive Advantages and Threats for Micro, Small & Medium-sized Businesses (MSMEs) in Mexico, Jose Luis Pool Sierra

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Exploring an Instrumented Balance Assessment in Athletes with Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Compared to Healthy Athletes and Non-Athletes, Bryana Popa

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Racial Gatekeeping in Country & Hip-Hop Music, Cervanté Pope

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What Makes Inclusion Work: an Autoethnography on Coordinating an Inclusive Youth Advocacy Program, Megan Price

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Psychoterratic States: Designing the New Language of Climate Change, Savannah C. Quarum

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Examining the Popularity Concept in the Initial Public Offering (IPO) Market, Preston Rad

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Investigating the Mental Health and Well-Being Effects of Neo-Pagan Spiritual Practice, Emma Ritter

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Exploring Perceptions of Healthcare Quality in Oregon Male Prisons: Interviews with Individuals Recently Released from Long-Term Imprisonment, Rén Rosz

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Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults with Long-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (LCHADD), Ajesh Saini

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Developing a Conceptual Framework for Research on Social Media and Political Polarization, Audrey C. Sanders

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Lack of Replication Disruption Following H2O2-induced Damage in Escherichia coli, Sierra S. Schmidt, Justin Courcelle, and Charmain T. Courcelle

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Straying From the Norm: Which Single Mothers Choose Non-Traditional Last Names for Their Children?, Cyrena Selden

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Impact of the Urban Heat Mosaic on the Leaf Senescence in Two Acer Species, Jeffrey D. Smith

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Unipolarity and Foreign Policy: an Examination of the Unipolar U.S and Its Subsequent Foreign Policy Constraints, Madeleine Smith

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Vampires, Fandom, and Feminism: Updating the Vampire Horror Screenplay Through Themes of Empowerment, McKinzie Smith

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An Investigation and Comparison of Stable Isotopes in Meteoric Waters and Groundwaters from Southern Washington, Emily E. Smoot

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Laurent Series Expansion and its Applications, Anna Sobczyk

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The Stuttering Characteristics of Spanish-English Bilingual Adult Speakers, Sima Sokolov

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Friendship Projects Within Embargo: Peacemaking and Power Between US and Cuban Quakers 1987-2019, Jade Souza

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The Resilience of Military-Dominated Rule in Contemporary Egypt, Fiona R. Spring

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The Role of Redox Chemistry of Disulfide Bonds in Cysteine Residues of Membrane Proteins by Cuprous and Cupric Ions in Cell Death of E. coli, Morgan R. Stewart

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Modeling Airflows and VOC Source Strengths for an Occupied School, Brett Stinson

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Long Term Effects of Concussions and the Frequency of Injury to the Different Regions of the Human Brain, Marissa S. Swadener

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Nigerien Fertility Choice in the Face of Desertification, Samson R. Swan

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A Cultural History of Black Musicians in Renaissance Europe, 1500-1700, Jamar Taylor

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The Development of an Art Practice: Reflecting on My Experiences in the Undergraduate Art Programs at Clackamas Community College and Portland State University, Justin M. Taylor

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The Seasonal Effects of Photovoltaic Cells on Sedum Eco Roof Substrate Moisture, Brook M. Thompson

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The Impact of Vote by Mail on Native American Turnout, Nathaniel J. Torry-Schrag

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Music Education as a Potential Mediator for Social Decline, Gabriel V. Trees

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Hybrid Cultures: Solutions for Cultural Appropriation in Art, Daniela A. Uribe

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Six Feet of Distance Between Belonging: Expansions and Maintenance of Citizenship During COVID-19, Johnathon Daniel Vargas

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An Introductory Overview of the Koyukon (Athabaskan) Verb, Jonathan K. Vincent

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Reviewing the Potential Link Between Grain-Free Diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Canines, Larissa J. Webster

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How Does the Effect of Hurricane Katrina Influence Healthcare Infrastructure and Resilience?, Sean Y. Wei

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Fem or Foe?: Non-Communal Women Who Report Sexual Harassment Receive Fewer Career Advancement Opportunities, Katherine A. Werth, Larry R. Martinez, Heather A. Firestone, and Timothy A. Carsey

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Automatic Keyphrase Extraction From Russian-Language Scholarly Papers in Computational Linguistics, Yves Wienecke

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Centering Children in Co-Parenting, Kristen L. Wiidanen

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Best Practices for a Translingual Pedagogy: an Undergraduate Perspective, Jacob S. Wilson

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Trauma-informed Care as a Service Approach for Youth Experiencing Houselessness: a Scoping Review of the Literature, Crystal Wink

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Sea Surface Microplastics: an Inshore-Offshore Gradient Off the Olympic Peninsula, Rosemary Wood

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Asian American Women in Leadership and Abusive Supervision, Mari A. Wu

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Maus, Masks, and the Performance of Identity, Amie Zimmerman

Theses from 2019

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Literature Review on the Effects of Water Fluoridation on the Human Health, Diana Abdeljawad

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Comparative Examination of Two Police Departments in Portland, Oregon’s Greater Metropolitan Area, Analyzing Assault Related Offense Reports Against: Departmental Community-Policing Practices and Clearance-Rates, Elizabeth R. Ackerman

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Metallodithiolate Ligands for Reversing Metal Ion Induced Aggregation of Beta Amyloid, Eleanor K. Adams

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Our Lips are Sealed: a Social Constructionist Approach to Understanding Menstrual Concealment at Menarche, Olivia S. Agrusa

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Designing Katana : Unsheathing the Potential of Gameplay for Constructing Cultural Memory, Tracy Alan

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Métis in Oregon: Intermarriage, Agency, and Religion in French Prairie, 1830-1840, Annie B. Amsden

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Behavioral Analyses of Zalophus californianus and Eumetopias jubatus at Bonneville Dam as Tools to Understand Salmonid Take and Inform Regulation Changes, Coral A. Bailey

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Critique of European Union Intervention in Mediterranean Migration: An Examination of How Territory Can Be Used to Understand Migration Phenomena, Erin B. Bangs

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High Rates of Diabetes and Hypertension Amongst Non-Latinx African-American Women as Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight: Contributing Causes and Potential Solutions, Liliana Barber